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Country: Belgium


Description: "Public Library of Pittem is a rural library, situated in the province of West-Vlaanderen (Belgium). It serves community of 6600 people. It has one main library and a branch library. It consists of a youth section and adult section, its collection houses books, dvd's, e-books, newspapers, magazines,... The library serves many purposes: enhancing reading promotion by providing literature for children and adults, improving people's digital skills and information literacy, prooting caccess to cultural activities. The Pubic Library of Pittem is a Delphi Library which means that its whole service model is designed to help people's needs for information. The public Library of Pittem is not withstanding its small scale very active and is regarded as a model for small rural libraries in Belgium.

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Type of library: Rural

Population served: Less than 10.000

Current library programs:
  • Activities in cooperation with other organizations
  • Health Literacy (healthcare workshops…)
  • Reading promotion
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exchange of information

Languages spoken by staff: Dutch, French, English, Portuguese

Languages spoken by patrons: Dutch

Preferred countries for cooperation: Portugal

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: No